Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a “one-man-band,” shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation’s oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as “Miss Comet” with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She’s a sports “phanatic.” She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she’s not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.


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    Live Blog: Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden Visit to Scranton

    SCRANTON — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden are set to take the stage at Scranton’s Riverfront Sports complex at 12:45 p.m. Monday. The inside of Riverfront Sports Complex started to fill up Monday afternoon as supporters came out to hear Clinton and Biden speak. Supporters began lining up outside as early as 7 a.m. The line circled the plaza. The Clinton campaign said about 4,000 people requested tickets online. The campaign said it expected to […]

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    Shooting Range Reopens after Renovations

    ARCHBALD — A shooting range in Lackawanna County reopened this week after a renovation project that’s kept it closed for most of the summer So far, gun enthusiasts say the improvements at the place in Archbald make it safer and much more enjoyable. She may look young but 8-year-old Cambria Guman already has three years of shooting experience. She practices with her dad. The family’s visited the game commission shooting range in Archbald for at least 15 years. The range […]

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    Teen Pulled From Scranton Pool

    SCRANTON — Police spent the afternoon interviewing lifeguards and swimmers after a 19-year-old man was pulled from a pool Thursday afternoon in Scranton. The pool at the Connell Park pool complex was cleared and police put up tape after the incident around 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Witnesses say the man struggled after doing a flip off the diving board. Even for such a hot day, swimmers say there were four or five people in the pool when a 19-year-old man walked […]

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    Pledge of Allegiance and Birthday Celebration for 102-Year-Old Veteran

    SCRANTON — The Pledge of Allegiance is used to kick off many government meetings. The Pledge at this morning’s Lackawanna County Commissioners’ meeting was not business as usual. It turned into a birthday celebration for a very deserving veteran who is turning 102. Since January, the Lackawanna County Commissioners have welcomed a veteran to each of their meetings to lead the Pledge of Allegiance. The meeting Wednesday morning wasn’t like the previous ones. The person saying the pledge this time […]

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    Questioning the New Cupping Craze

    SCRANTON — Some members of Team USA competing in the Olympic Games in Rio have made a holistic healing method hot again. The practice of cupping has actually been around for thousands of years. People who offer it here in our area say they’re benefiting from all the attention. Michael Phelps collection of gold medals in drawing attention, and so is the collection of purple spots seen on Phelps’ back and all over the bodies of several members of Team […]

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    Lanes Now Open after Crash on Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County

    GREENFIELD TOWNSHIP — A crash involving two trucks closed a section of Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County Tuesday morning. Interstate 81 north was closed from around 8:30 a.m. until about 1 p.m. Tuesday. State police are still investigating the crash and whether any charges will be filed. The crash involved a tractor trailer and a box truck. Crews spent most of the morning cleaning up the contents of two trucks that spilled over the northbound lanes of Interstate 81 just […]

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    Tow Truck Driver Badly Hurt While Working at I-81 Crash Scene

    UPDATE: Newswatch 16 has an update on the crash we told you about yesterday, where a tow truck driver was severely hurt on Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County. The owner of Duchnik towing posted to Facebook this morning to say his son, David Duchnik Jr., did not make it. The family plans to fulfill Duchnik’s wish of being an organ donor. It was yesterday morning when the father and son were helping clear another crash on Interstate 81 near Clarks […]

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    Tanis Forced to Forfeit Five Dogs

    SCRANTON — A controversial case involving a man and his dogs was back in court in Lackawanna County on Friday. A judge decided that some of the dogs seized from John Tanis of Moosic can now be put up for adoption. But, as it has been for Tanis’ case so far, the hearing Friday brought controversy and complications. The number of people who oppose John Tanis has grown over the three years since his latest animal cruelty arrest. A crowd gathered […]

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    Scranton Still Cleaning Up After Storms, Residents Want Help

    SCRANTON — Folks in the Green Ridge section of Scranton hit by flash floods last week are circulating petitions, hoping the city will hear their calls for help. Homeowners throughout Scranton and Dunmore have been dealing with flooded basements following two big storms over the past week and a half. In Scranton’s Green Ridge section, neighbors blame the flooding on the sewer system and want the city to make changes. Last Monday was pretty chaotic at Dr. Pierre Germain’s dentistry […]

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    Citizenship Not Lost On New Young Americans

    SCRANTON — Children and teens are not typically sworn in publicly to become US citizens.  But in Scranton Wednesday, organizers wanted to make sure nearly 20 children started the new chapter in their live with a big celebration. “I take this obligation freely, without any reservation, or purpose of evasion, so help me God.” Those words at the end of the Oath of Citizenship carry a lot of weight. And though the people saying Wednesday were young, from teens to […]

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    First Responders Learn About Mental Health

    JESSUP — Police officers in Lackawanna County are learning something new this week called “crisis intervention training.” That crisis intervention training is being held at the Lackawanna County 911 center all week. It began in 2010, the year after a woman with schizophrenia was shot and killed by police in Scranton. Now police officers, EMTs, and corrections officers are learning ways to prevent incidents like that from happening. These first responders have taken desk jobs this week protecting and serving […]

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    Local History on the Big Screen  

    DICKSON CITY — The Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City is getting ready for a local history double feature Wednesday night. The outdoor theatre is set to show “The Molly Maguires” and “That Championship Season.” The money raised will benefit the Lackawanna Historical Society. The drive-in theatre is a piece of history in its own right. Not much has changed here since it opened more than 70 years ago. “We’ve been doing little bits and pieces at the Circle Drive-in […]